Milwaukee County Horticultural Staff

Boerner Botanical Gardens are part of the Milwaukee County Parks system and are designed and maintained year-round by a dedicated, professional horticultural staff

Visit the Milwaukee County Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture website for more information.

Garden Staff

Garden Director – Shirley Dommer Walczyk

Horticulturist in Charge – Dave Wanninger

Office Administration Boerner/Wehr – Cheryl Redmond


Peggy Gibbs-Zautke

Jessica Cloninger

Lorrie Burrows

Amber Liss

Seasonal Horticulturalists:

Rose Deter

Kate Grundle

Joe Vitt